HEADLINE CLAIM IN FED CLIMATE REPORT RELIES ON RESEARCH TIED TO MAJOR DEMOCRATIC DONORS
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Climate Depot | 11/24/2018 | Marc Morano
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A top-line claim in the latest U.S. government climate report is based on research funded by groups tied to Democratic donors.

The new National Climate Assessment claims the U.S. economy could take a 10 percent hit from global warming.

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However, that claim is based on research funded by groups founded by Tom Steyer and Mike Bloomberg.

The Bloomberg-Steyer-funded study found future temperature rise could cost “roughly 1.2% of gross domestic product per [additional one degree Celsius increase] on average.” At the most extreme high-end, that could add up to 10 percent of GDP by 2100.

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Pielke called the use of such an extreme scenario “embarrassing” because it’s based on a future that’s 15 degrees Fahrenheit warmer — in other words, twice what the United Nations’ most extreme scenario projects.

A top-line claim in the latest U.S. government climate report is based on research funded by groups tied to Democratic donors.

National - Climate - Assessment - US - Economy

The new National Climate Assessment claims the U.S. economy could take a 10 percent hit from global warming.

However, that claim is based on research funded by groups founded by Tom Steyer and Mike Bloomberg.

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It’s been repeated throughout the media: Future global warming could wipe-out one-tenth of the U.S. economy by 2100. It’s a top-line finding of a major government climate report, but it’s based on a study funded by groups affiliated with two major Democratic donors.

The oft-repeated claim also stemmed from a global warming projection that’s come under increased scrutiny from experts, including one who called it “outlandish.”

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The federal government released the second volume of the National Climate Assessment(NCA) Friday. The federal report issued dire warnings, including from “ice sheet disintegration on accelerated sea level rise, leading to widespread effects on coastal development lasting thousands of years.”

However, NCA’s dire prediction of a 10 percent hit to U.S. GDP comes from a 2017 study supported by the...
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